"I didn't really know if (Edwards) was going to drop the curveball in," Freese said. "I chose to stay hard and got a good swing on it."
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"I just booted the ball," he said. "It was good (hop). I just chose to backhand it, thinking it would give me a stronger throw wherever it was going. I just botched it."
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